Low Temperature Synthesis of Nanocrystalline ZnFe2O4 Powders


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Advances in nanoscale electronics require superior ceramic powders, preferable prepared with techniques for the direct synthesis of crystalline nanoparticles. Zinc ferrite (ZnFe2O4) nanopowders were prepared by co-precipitation method, from nitrate precursors. Crystalline powders having the single-phase cubic spinel structure were directly synthesized at temperature ≥80°C in the presence of NaOH. The obtained powders are agglomerated with ultra-fine crystallites having the average crystallite size about 3-4 nm.



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Dragan P. Uskokovic, Slobodan K. Milonjic and Dejan I. Rakovic




M. Maletin et al., "Low Temperature Synthesis of Nanocrystalline ZnFe2O4 Powders ", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 518, pp. 91-94, 2006

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July 2006




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